Have a small car dent and want to try removing it at home? All you may need to fix that little problem is a can of compressed air and a hair dryer. Just heat the affected surface with the hair dryer (for approximately 1 minute) and then use an upside down can of compressed air […]
A simple step by step guide to making yourself a really cool Facebook profile!
Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn’t a good place to do it. In the following video, he lays out the main problems (he calls them the M&Ms) and offers three suggestions to make work work.
Every year it seems like the lights come out earlier. Returning from Thanksgiving festivities here in the US, we noticed that half of our street was illuminated wheras just days before had been absolutely typical. Bows and lights and garlands are just the beginning though; some people take their decorations way seriously. It’s not just […]
If you’re like me, thinking about gifts this season is a little stress-inducing. While the recession is technically over, here in the states, many of us are still feeling the crunch. And while I like to try and make most of the gifts we give during the holidays, that’s not always practical. The truth is, […]
So maybe you don’t have enough time to do this before Thanksgiving, but I can’t think of a cooler way to keep your recipes than this Atari Punk recipe box. From Make: Hey, you want to make some chunky 8-bit music? In a recipe box? With Atari paddles? Using a Dremel tool? We thought you […]
Sure, budgeting is important. This is a touch economy. But we can dream, right? Without dreams, we just can’t get by! So, rather than suggest all these economical options for the holiday season, I thought I’d compile a list of the kind of gifts every geek dreams of, and if given the opportunity would probably […]
Tired of always going back to the desktop or the start menu to open your system’s Windows system properties window? Here’s a quick way to do it: Hold the Windows key of your keyboard down, and then press the pause / break key. Voilà!
Well, it’s time to move on. Whether you’re looking for new employment, seeking a job for the first time, or just need a change of pace, the job market is definitely a challenge right now. As someone who’s currently on the lookout for full-time employment, I know the difficulty. Not only is the job market […]
The holidays are quickly and inexorably approaching. And if you’re like me, you’re likely to find a few hilarious (and well-intended) presents under the old Christmas tree, or your celebratory equivalent. Because, try as our families might, sometimes it’s just plain impossible to find a good gift for a geek without some really good direction. […]